A couple of weeks ago, I took my son to a birthday party for a boy he had spent his entire preschool life with. Ho-hum, another kids birthday party. Except for one thing.
When ultimately a choice is made, it makes sense that a parent wants reassurance that they have made the right one. Influencing a friend or neighbor to make the same school choice is a validation.
This Mt. Airy Patch article from Virginia McGuire is the first in a promised series of articles on school choice in Philadelphia. I’m looking forward to reading the rest.
It’s great that the district has a school that inspires parents, but clearly there is something wrong with a system that necessitates parents camping out overnight in single digit temperatures.
There is not a single school among the large number that I have considered that do not have passionate advocates and vocal detractors.